BLM fund posts bail for attempted assassination suspect — Analysis

The suspect behind a shooting at a Jewish mayoral candidate’s office will now be released

After a BLM bail fund paid the $100,000 bond Wednesday, a Black Lives Matter activist is eligible to be released. He was accused of trying to kill a Jewish candidate for Louisville’s mayoral election.

21-year-old Quintez Brown was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly walked into Louisville mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg’s office on Monday and opened fire with a Glock 9mm handgun. Though no one was hurt in the shooting, one bullet reportedly missed Greenberg. grazedHis sweater.

Reports identify Brown as an activist for Black Lives Matter Louisville who participated in the 2020 protests against brutal police officers.

The Louisville Community Bail Fund – a project of Black Lives Matter Louisville – paid Brown’s $100,000 bail bond on Wednesday, upsetting many critics who questioned why the suspect was even eligible for bail.

Critics compared the situation to that of the protesters who took part in the January 6, 2021, storming of the US Capitol building – many of whom have been held without bond for non-violent crimes.

The Louisville Community Bail Fund website states that they are a “exists to not only bail out folks, but provide post-release support to get them from jail, fed, and to a situation of safety.”

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